The rise of blockchain architecture coincides with a period of falling trust in institutions
The current discussion of monetary policy is in some respects reminiscent of that of the mid-2000s
Another step by Brussels to ease financing to business across the EU comes with measures to facilitate the cross-border distribution of investment funds
PensionsEurope is concerned about a Brexit ‘no deal’ and is calling for negotiators to pay heed to the €3.54trn sector’s interests
Some 59% of US defined contribution (DC) plans’ assets and 47% of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are invested in mutual funds, with a total of $8.8trn (€7.5trn). Overall, the US mutual fund industry manages about $22trn on behalf of more than 100m investors.
It has been a busy 18 months for NP ‘Narv’ Narvekar, who became CEO of Harvard Management Company (HMC) in December 2016. At the end of this month, he will complete HMC’s first fiscal year completely under his responsibility
Incorporating changing behaviour and technological trends in retirement planning is essential
“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”
It is impossible to know how today’s CIOs will look back on their actions in the 2010s. But, we still have time to avert the worst of runaway climate change
Private responses to my recent article about investors who do ‘BS’ stewardship have raised two key questions
Around the beginning of the 2000s enthusiasm for pension funding was at a high. As Germany took measures to unwind the cosy ‘Rhineland capitalism’ cross-share-holdings, book reserve pension liabilities seemed like yesterday’s solution
This spring marks 20 years since the first issue of IPE. Our founders Piers Diacre and Fennell Betson started this publication with an assumption that funded pension systems would become more widespread in time, leading to increased diversification and a need for clear, well-researched and well-presented information.
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